A loan of $950 helped to purchase 30 hair extensions, 30 weaves and other various products.


Hortense Afiavi's story

Hortense Afiavi is married and the mother of a 9 year old child, who attends school. She has one other child living in the household. Hortense Afiavi is a hairdresser by training, and has also sold hair extensions, weaves and hair products for the last 14 years. Hortense Afiavi buys her stock in one of the outlying markets, and her customers are mostly women and other hairdressers. She wants to purchase extensions, weaves and hair products. With her savings, Hortense Afiavi wants to actively contribute to the household expenses.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alistair Assheton


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